No matter if you choose red, yellow, green, diakon, black… Oh my, what wonderful choices the radish offers – super delicious, colorful and incredibly healthy too!
Most commonly used as a garnish, the radish is one of the most versatile vegetables. A sweet root crop that is naturally spicy and crunchy, radishes can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled. Extremely flavorful, radishes are the perfect complement to many of your favorite springtime dishes. They keep well in the fridge for several weeks, so they are very low maintenance.
Due to their calming effect on the digestive system, radishes can help relieve bloating and indigestion. Daikon radishes specifically aid in the digestion of fats.
Radish studies have shown results proving that radish consumption dramatically aid in fighting viral infections when eaten while one is ill. Other studies go even further, high in vitamin C content and natural cleansing effects, these studies also suggest regular consumption of radishes can actually help prevent viral infections.
Highly regarded in eastern medicine for the ability to decrease excess heat in the body. Radishes are high water content and with their high levels of vitamin C, phosphorus and zinc they nourish the tissues and can help the body hydrated even in the hottest of summer heat.
Sore throat? Eat a radish! Especially helpful during a cold, their natural spice and pungent flavor can aid in the elimination of excess mucus, helping clear the sinuses and sooth sore throats.
In the same vegetable family as broccoli and cabbage, radishes contain phytonutrients, fiber, vitamins and minerals that are known to be cancer protecting.
Several recent European studies show that if you munch on radishes you can count on seeing beautiful skin looking back at you in your morning mirror. It will restore your nutrient balance from within and make your face glow.
The simple fact is that the active phytonutrients in all radishes will protect you from cancer, diabetes, thyroid disease, colds, flu and high blood pressure. Amazing!
So don’t you think that your own body deserves a radish salad? It will do wonders for you!
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